Gabriel is a Brazilian student who is currently studying at BridgeEnglish, Denver. In Brazil, he works as a manager of a bank and of a pizzeria. When he returns home to Sao Paulo, he will put his new English skills to use and help with translating at the bank. He has greatly enjoyed his time studying English at Bridge and exploring Denver! We asked Gabriel to tell us a bit more about himself and his experience here in Denver.
Marc is a student that is studying at BridgeEnglish Denver. He chose to study English because it is one of the well known languages in the world. Once he graduates from the program, he will return to Switzerland as a chef and continue to practice his English as a hobby. Someday, he’d like to fulfill […]
Yuka Shirosaka, a recent graduate of the Bridge Business English program, gave a presentation about the company she works for, Suntory, which is the number one Japanese food and beverage manufacturer. We interviewed her after her presentation to hear how it went and to learn more about her experience as a student in the Bridge Business English course.
When asked, “Why study English in Denver?” many BridgeEnglish students attribute their choice to the reputation of BridgeEnglish and its great location in Denver. However, current student Andrea Meyer had a more unique reason to study here as he is aiming to improve his English and Parkour training– two seemingly different skills.
Students at our language center in Denver come from all around the world. Each of them brings a unique culture, dialect and experiences that (believe it or not) can be understood despite language barriers. We encourage our students to practice their english with each other, and it’s through these open classroom conversations that we find students with incredible stories to share. BridgeEnglish student, Nelson D., found this particular classmate so inspiring, he decided to write a profile about her:
Although he has only been living here for a few months, Ismail has thoroughly enjoyed his time in the Mile-High City. He firmly believes that “English is the language that people need all over the world”; he has seen how learning to speak English has opened many doors for him personally and professionally. With a strong passion for all entrepreneurs out there, this wise businessman left one note of advice and encouragement…
Get to know Goro and find out about his journey from Japan to Denver. This BridgeEnglish student shares why he loves Colorado and why learning English has been so important to him.
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to meet Eliana, a BridgeEnglish student from Colombia. Although at first she seemed very quiet, Eliana has a reserved spark that emerged with just the right conversation.
The past couple weeks we have been posting blogs written by students in our advanced English class at BridgeEnglish, Denver. The students were asked, “What are the best ways to learn English outside of the classroom?” and the responses were so good that we decided to post them to our readers. This week is the final installment from this class, written by Michelle, Nasar, and Peter.
As a non-native English-speaker studying in United States, learning English is a big challenge. Understanding the main idea of a certain text, building sentences that are grammatically correct, getting rid of common speaking mistakes, and also how to stay focused while listening during the General English Program are all common challenges we face. If you are experiencing some of these challenges, I know how you feel, so stop biting your fingernails and see below for some tips about how to improve your English language skills.